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Radha Krishna was fictional Love Story added during 13th century CE
Radha was a fictitious character attached to Krishna as his lover, during 13th century CE. Infact, there was no word Radha Krishna, until Jayadeva (1170 – 1245 CE) composed Gita Govindam in early 13th century. Bhagavata Purana (Srimad Bhagavatam), the only authentic book on Lord Krishna,…

California, USA was Kapila-Aranya
Rishi Kapila was born to Kardama Prajapati and his wife Devahuti (daughter of Manu). He is mentioned in many Puranas, Ramayana and multiple vedic hymns. There are multiple Kapila rishis over many generations. Narada Purana enumerates two Kapilas, one as the incarnation of Brahma and another…

History of Andhra since 4th Millennium BCE
The last King of Kanva Dynasty (7th dynasty to rule Magadha Kingdom), Susarma was killed by his general and minister by name Sindhuka or Srimukha (an Andhra Brahmin) who ascended to the throne of Magadha in 833 BCE. This article is in continuation with series of…

List of Magadha Kings since 4159 BCE
History of Magadha is recorded since 4159 BCE through Matsya Purana. Eventhough, Brihadradha established his dynasty rule from 3709 BCE with Girivrajapura as capital (present day Rajgir in Bihar), his ancestors names were available in puranas. Their reigning periods were taken as contemporary to Nepal Kings…

Puri Jagannath is Lord Narasimha
Lord Jagannath in Puri is Narasimha, Lord Vishnu’s avatar who killed Hiranyakasipu. Tradition in Puri says that even before the appearance of Jagannatha as wood logs in sea, Narasimha was residing in Nilachala beside Kalpa Bata as Adi Narasimha. Lord Jagannath is worshipped in form of…

Nirjala Ekadasi Significance, Dry Fasting Benefits
Nirjala Ekadasi is the most important and significant Ekadasis out of all twenty four Ekadasis in a year. Nirjala means without water and this dry fasting is observed without water or any type of food. Staunch Devotees observe this dry fasting for 24 hours. This dry…